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Construction Observer- Geotechnical

Robert D Gilmore and Associates Inc
New Britain, PA 18901
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The Construction Observer is responsible for performing materials testing on soil, concrete, and masonry materials. This individual documents daily observations and field results, and communicates with contractors and engineers.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

Assist project managers with existing client relationships related to land development construction and capital improvement projects, public agency coordination, etc.

Observe construction activities and document conformance with approved construction drawings/plans, project requirements, standards, and specifications. Construction activities generally include utilities, stormwater management facilities, grading, paving, curb, sidewalk, lighting, retaining walls, landscaping, roadway/bridge construction, and buildings.

Promptly report exceptions or deviations from approved plans, specifications, and/or construction issues to project manager, construction contractor supervisor, and/or other appropriate party

Prepare prompt and accurate daily field reports summarizing daily field operations/installations, plan deviations, and corrective actions. Communicate on a regular basis with the project manager

Essential Qualifications:

High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent

2+ years of field experience in construction observation with a civil engineering consulting or construction management firm

Desired Qualifications:

Associate's or Bachelor's Degree

Certifications in NICET, NECEPT, ACI, ICC Special Inspector, Nuclear Density Gauge Operator

40-Hour OSHA Training

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to obtain, record field data and compile field reports

Ability to interpret specifications, working drawings and convey intent to contractor

Possess independence and sound technical judgment

Possess effective oral and written communication skills

Demonstrates the highest degree of ethical behavior and candor

Ability to build relationships with all staff, subconsultants and clients

Confident, enthusiastic team player with a passion to work in a demanding and fast paced environment

Ability to multi-task, prioritize, stay focused, set clear milestones and execute diverse projects simultaneously

Computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, etc.

We will not sponsor applicants for work visa

Gilmore & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides a competitive compensation structure including a generous benefits plan and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.



Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-30

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